Christ the King School Newsletter - November 6, 2018



Prayers
Let us pray for all those who are suffering from illness, loneliness or other challenges. May God keep them in His tender and loving care.
Important Dates
Tuesday, November 6 - Remember to Vote!
Wednesday, November 7 - Minimum Day 12pm Dismissal
Thursday, November 8 - Hot Lunch - Panda Express Chow Mein & Orange Chicken, Tuition late
Friday, November 9 - School Mass 8am (7th Prep), Dress Uniform, ChristLight 6pm
Monday, November 12 - Veterans Day, School Holiday
Wednesday, November 14 - Early dismissal 2:15pm, Auction Meeting 7pm
Did You Know?
Halloween Fun: Trading jobs for a day!
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Did you see our lovely new trees in front of Church? A special thank you to Mr. and Mrs. (Matthew and Kristy) Keilen for their substantial tree work at Christ the King Church. They are the owners of Woodchuck Tree Care and their daughter Jaden is a kindergartner at Christ the King School. Their pro bono project, conscientious work ethics, generous ways, and kind hearts will be long remembered.

Reminders
November Tuition is due tomorrow!! Don't forget!!
Y earbooks on Sale Now : Click here to order your yearbook. CTK school code #1069319. Please order now so you have a book in June!
Auction 2019!
Our committees are busy getting ready for an amazing Auction 2019! See below for some of the many ways you can help us:

DONATIONS:
As always, the CTK Auction Team is looking for exciting or new items to feature in this year’s silent & live auctions! We rely on and  GREATLY  appreciate the generous donations from our school families and local businesses to secure items for our auction.
Make your commitment today via our simple online donation form:  http://bit.ly/ctkdonation2019
Specific categories currently targeted are:
·          STAYS:  vacation home or timeshares, hotel or Airbnb certificates
·          TRAVEL:  Airline gift cards or miles
·          TICKETS:  sporting (including H.S. or college), concert, or performance
·          TECHNOLOGY:  game consoles, drones, speakers, headphones, etc.
·          SKILLS:  hobby or expertise instruction package (e.g. cooking, etc.)
·          EXPERIENCE:  any unique item or VIP access you are able to share
·          CASH OR SCRIP:  are greatly appreciated to create exciting packages (see auction website/flyer for SCRIP targets & donation instructions)
We hope to feature different types of items to keep auction fresh and exciting each year and greatly appreciate any ideas or donations to help us fulfill this goal.   Questions? Contact procurement@ctkschool.org

DONATION INCENTIVES:
This year we are trying out some incentives to try and boost donation participation:)
1 st  INCENTIVE:  Tour and Tasting for 8 people at Concannon Vineyards in Livermore ( certificate to be used by 2/10/19, $240 value, reservations required
  • Each family that donates/commits to a minimum of $50 in cash, SCRIP, or donated item value by 11/30/18 (submitted via electronic or hard copy donation form) will be entered into a raffle to win.
  • Winner to be announced at beginning of December.

CTK EXPERIENCES: 
Nobody wants more stuff. It’s relationships and shared experiences that enrich our lives! It’s time to gather your friends and come up with a fun party idea! We are looking for Experience hosts for Auction 2019! Last year was a super success and we’re looking to make this year even better. Experiences are a great way to bond outside of school and make lasting memories together! If you’d like to host please contact you Auction Experience Chairs: Whitney Scotto whits502@yahoo.com or Alyssa Scotto  alyssa.scotto@gmail.com
Notes from the Office
CTK Concussion Protocol: As we continue to look at ways to take care of our students in the best way we can, we have updated our Concussion Protocol. You can find this on the CTK Website under Parents then School Forms or click here.

CLUB Tuition and Bill Pay: Online Bill pay is an option for paying your CLUB invoices via a check issued by your bank . If you use online bill pay, please return your invoices marked "online bill pay" so that we can match your payments when they come in.

Volunteer Requirements: Every volunteer must have an updated Virtus Certificate on file in the office. If you have not completed Virtus training since the rollout in in 2015, you are now expired. Click here to access the online training site and click here for instructions.

2018 School Directories: Additional directories can be purchased in the office for $5.

Handbook Review: The 2018-2019 Parent Handbook is now available to view. Please take the time to carefully read and review the information. Once reviewed, please sign and return the Handbook Agreement Form . Please take Please pay special attention to the section: Daily Schedules and Information.
Parish and Community
The annual ChristLight weekend event is being held Friday, November 9-11 and all are welcome. It is a life-giving opportunity to deepen spiritual life and connect with a wonderful community. If you would like to join the fun, or if you have any questions, please contact Carol Alonso at calonso@ctkschool.org for more information. If you can not attend, please pray for the participants and the team planning the weekend. As the song says: “It’s all about the faith!"
Turkey Drive
Loaves and Fishes Turkey Drive: CTK has helped at Loaves & Fishes preparing and serving lunch for many years and would like to help wonderful organization with their Turkey Drive. Click here for more information about helping feed our community.
PTG
Show your CTK spirit by purchasing CTK cooler bags, water bottles, cooling towels and camping chairs! Water bottles and cooling towels make great stocking stuffers and cooler bags are a great hostess gift. Thank you for your support! Please email your order to PTG at ptgpresident@ctkschool.org.
CTK Spirit Special: cooler bag, water bottle and golf towel $30!
CTK cooler bag: $15
CTK water bottle: $15
CTK cooling towel: $5
CTK camping chair: $15
Scrip
Purchasing scrip is an easy way to support the school! Click here for details and directions on how to sign up. Shop scrip for local vendors such as Melo’s, La Mordida, Kinder’s, DeVino’s, Jack’s, Lunardi’s and Classic Designs along with weekly specials. If you have questions contact Maryann Harrison at ctkscripchair@gmail.com . Happy Shopping!
Home & School Connection
Click here to view November's Partners in Faith and Home & School Connection. These issues are filled with lots of interesting information.